- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 4, 2002
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- Production Featurette
- Interactive Features:
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Filmographies: Cast and Crew
- Biographies: Cast and Crew
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 02/04/1999
"...Watson delivers a spectacular performance..."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/1999
"...Finely measured performances..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/05/1999
"...Voluptuous..." -- Rating: A-
New York Times - 12/30/1998
"...Confident and assured..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars
Premiere - 03/01/1999
"...The story is told with brio....Rachel Griffiths and Emily Watson give spectacular performances....The movie brings you into an intriguing and rich world..."
USA Today - 01/15/1999
"...This forcefully directed story of England's musical du Pre sisters is a model of its kind....leads Emily Watson and Rachel Griffiths seem totally in synch..."
The story of the brilliant concert cellist Jacqueline du Pre (Emily Watson), seen from the perspectives of her sister Hilary (Rachel Griffiths). While Jackie gains international fame and fortune, she secretly longs for the stable, normal life and family Hilary has built. Watson and Griffiths deliver impassioned, unforgettable performances as the troubled sisters. Based on the autobiographical novel "A Genius in the Family."
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